Personal Fitness

Fitness Room

PERSONAL TRAINING

Helpful tool for anyone from beginner to advanced.Several trainers with different specialty areas to meet your scheduling and fitness needs all with certification. Pick up your personal training tri-fold at the YMCA courtesy desk for full background on our trainers and more information!


How to get started:

1. Register for your initial assessment at the courtesy desk and pick up a packet to fill out. Initial assessment required before you can begin training.
2. Turn completed packet back in at the courtesy desk, and we will contact you within 72 hours to set up initial meeting.
3. After your initial assessment is complete you and your trainer can decide what package will best fit your goals.
4. Visit the courtesy desk to purchase your training package and begin meeting with your trainer!


Youth Fitness Classes

Youth Fitness & Conditioning:

This program is designed to promote sound principles of flexibility, strength training, aerobic endurance and muscular conditioning. Emphasis is placed on proper form and technique as well as YMCA safety and etiquette. Intro to matrix equipment and functional training room.

Youth Yoga:

This class is designed for youths 14 yrs & younger to physically enhance youths flexibility, strength, coordination, and body awareness. In addition, their concentration and sense of calmness and relaxation improves. Doing yoga, children exercise, play, connect more deeply with the inner self, and develop a relationship with the natural world that surrounds them. Yoga brings that marvelous inner light that all children have to the surface.

EQUIPMENT ORIENTATION
FREE for members!

Need assistance on how to use our equipment? Stop by our desk and ask staff OR Schedule an orientation with a personal trainer. A Personal Trainer will instruct you on safe use and function of equipment in the facility, questions welcome. Register at the desk, Laura Luciani our Wellness Director, will set up a time to meet with you. You can also email her at laural@kewaneeymca.com

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS

Each Month we will offer a time members can come in and have blood pressure checked for FREE! We will also have a tracking log available so you can track your progress!

First Friday of the Month
8:45 am - 9:15 am
For more information, contact Laura Luciani at laural@kewaneeymca.com


YMCA DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM

The program is led by a trained Lifestyle Coach in a classroom setting delivered over a oneyear period, 25 one-hour sessions in all. Research by the National Institutes of Health has proven that programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of new cases of type 2 diabetes by 58% overall and 71% in adults age 60 and over. 1 The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program uses a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-approved curriculum and is part of the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program. About 86 million adults in the United States have prediabetes. In the state of Illinois, the CDC estimates that 12.8% of the population already have diabetes. The Y is working to provide quality preventive programming for your patients who are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The goals of the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program are to reduce individual weight by at least 7% and to build up to 150 minutes of physical activity per week for the purpose of diabetes risk reduction. These goals are achieved by focusing on behavioral modificaion around healthy eating and physical activity We are currently enrolling participants for classes. Participants do not need to be members of the YMCA of Kewanee and participants receive a free membership as part of the program. There is a program fee however, financial assistance is available through the Y.

Diabetes Prevention

 

 

Diabetes Prevention

 

Group Fitness

GROUP FITNESS CLASS INFOMATION

FEES: FREE for Y Members
Drop in Fee: (1 class 1 time) $4
LAND FITNESS For age 14 & up; Located in West Room unless otherwise stated.

Body Fusion: strengthen all major muscle groups using a variety of equipment & short cardio bursts. A fun exciting way to keep your workout fresh.

Instructor's Choice: Instructor will decide the workout of the day. Mix it up, avoid plateau & see the results your body is craving.

ZUMBA: Perfect for everybody & everyBODY! Take the "work" out of workout, mixing low & high intensity moves for an interval style, calorie burning dance fitness party.

Mind Body Yoga: a blend of classic yoga postures with attention to breath will open your hips, chest, heart and mind. Improve cardiovascular health, increase strength & stretch muscles to new lengths as you tune into yourself with Mind Body Yoga. Aromatherapy included. Don’t forget your Yoga Mat!!

SilverSneakers Classic: Have fun & move to music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement & activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles & a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for support.

SilverSneakers Yoga: will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated & standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

Step to the beat: Choreographed routine stepping up and down from the platform in different patterns to boost your heart rate, breathing, and strengthening your muscles.

Youth Fitness & Conditioning: This program is designed to promote sound principles of flexibility, strength training, aerobic endurance and muscular conditioning. Emphasis is placed on proper form and technique as well as YMCA safety and etiquette. Intro to matrix equipment and functional training.

For more information on these program contact Laura Luciani at laural@kewaneeymca.com

Group Exercise Policies & Guidelines
  • Warm up is an important part of your workout!
  • Arriving late? Kindly take a spot in the back so you don’t disturb the class in progress.
  • Reserving places is not permitted.
  • Classes are a group activity; follow the routine to the best of your ability. Adaptations offered to fit your needs.
  • For the safety of participants it is important that the class can hear the instructor, please keep talking to a minimum during class. Feel free to schedule extra stretching time with your friends after class to chat!
  • Wait for previous class to finish before entering the room to set up.
  • Wipe down equipment you use after class with the provided wipes.
  • As a courtesy to others who may have allergies, please avoid wearing heavy perfume/cologne.
  • Any class offered outdoors may be relocated or cancelled due to weather. Call the Y to confirm.
  • Instructor substitutions may occur.
  • Sweat towels are provided & Don’t forget your water bottle!!


GROUP TRAIN CLASS
Ages 16 & up

In functional training gym! 6 slots open per class, register to ensure your slot. You can register here or in person. Take the class that meets Tuesday or Thursday evenings as an individual...

OR

You can grab a group of up 3-6 friends and schedule a time that fits for you!

Pay as you go: Y member $5 Public $8
Pay for a session: 2x/wk for 5 wks Y member $65 Public $104


 

Spin

Indoor cycle class for adults (16 years with a parent or 18 years and older) that simulates outdoor cycling. This sweat-dripping calorie burning workout combines a calming environment, camaraderie, positive energy, and a mental journey to still the mind, and stir your soul. The best part... you work at your own pace! All fitness levels welcome in this non-competitive environment. Ride as a pack with a common goal: become fit, healthy, and happy. Spin is more than a workout, it's a philosophy to live by, a journey moving towards a healthier mind & body.

SCHEDULE: On group fitness schedule at the courtesy desk, or click here.

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS: on the back of class schedule available at the courtesy desk, or click here.

Pricing: Y members- $5 per ride Public $8 per ride

Register for upcoming week classes every Monday for Y members and Friday for non-members. Register and pay for each class you want to attend. There are 12 slots open for each class. Registration may be done by clicking here., or in house at the Y. All riders should carefully read our SPIN 101 prior to attending their first class available at the courtesy desk.